British Executions

John Nelson

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Crime: stealing

Date Of Execution: 7 Apr 1764

Crime Location:

Execution Place: Lancaster Moor

Method: hanging

Executioner: unknown


Saturday,7 April 1764 (Manchester Magazine)

John Nelson guilty of stealing a silver pint cup (valued at 40/-), a silver half pint cup (valued at 20/-), 2 silver table spoons (valued at 20/-) and 2 silver salt stands (valued at 20/-) in the dwelling house of Thomas Johnson, Collector of Excise in Liverpool on 25th November 1763